2014-2015 College Catalog by Richland Community College

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4 table of contents science 232   sign language 232   social science 233   sociology 233   spanish 234   student development 235   surgical technology 236   tamil 238   theatre 238   transportation 238   welding 239   administration faculty and staff 241   professor emeritus 245   staff emeritus 245   index 246   college maps 249   district served by richland community college 249   richland facilities in decatur 249   richland community college campus map 250  

campus life 29   campus life campus life program the campus life program promotes the educational experiences of students through the development of exposure to and participation in social cultural intellectual recreational and governance programs through various communications students are informed about institutional policies and procedures and how these are related to their lives and activities clubs honor societies and organizations are structured to meet the needs of a changing student population including creating more diverse programs and services to meet the needs of ethnic populations older and disabled students and other student groups with unique interests students are encouraged to become involved in campus life campus activities organizations and clubs to enrich college life for more information contact the director of student engagement in room c137 217.875.7211 ext 305 or visit www.richland.edu/campuslife clubs and organizations a variety of professional honorary

54 instructional programs associate in engineering science aes degree the associate in engineering science degree is designed to provide the student with the general education math science and engineering courses required by the college of engineering coe at the university of illinois champaign uiuc campus students who complete this sequence and are transferring to the coe at uiuc will be able to transfer as juniors while the general education requirements listed will satisfy the requirements of most senior institutions students should identify as early as possible the institutions to which they will be applying for transfer to determine the specific requirements of those institutions for the freshman and sophomore years the sequence of courses should be carefully planned with assistance from an advisor with a specific four-year institution in mind note the general education requirements listed below do not include all the courses prescribed by the iai core general education

instructional programs 79   business – human resources courses credit hours human resource mgmt aas 038c entrepreneur cert 038h acct 101 financial accounting 4 x acct 102 managerial accounting or acct 211 4 x acct 205 small business accounting 3 bus 100 business fundamentals 3 x bus 110 business mathematics or math 104 3 x bus 200 customer service fundamentals 3 x bus 221 security loss prevention 3 x bus 225 small business development 3 x bus 231 business law principles 3 x bus 232 business law ethics 3 x bus 233 business law for entrepreneurs 3 bus 235 human resource management 3 x bus 236 recruitment selection &training 3 x bus 237 benefits administration 3 x bus 238 team dynamics 3 x bus 280 strategic decision making 3 x bus 281 strategic performance for productivity 3 x bus 282 strategic tax management 3 x bus 283 personal finance 3 x bus 290 work experience practicum seminar or bus 295 3 x cis 110 computer business applications 3 x comm 120 business professional

104 instructional programs engineering technology – electrical systems specialty general description the electrical systems specialty prepares the students to repair install maintain and fix complex electrical equipment found in the manufacturing environment in addition they help plan install and test the setup of new equipment many technicians may travel to customer sites to maintain and/or repair equipment sample of job titles with this degree industrial electrician electrical maintenance electrical technician suggested full-time course sequence fall semester engt 100 engt 101 engt 103 engt 104 math 104 or math 110 credit hours 3 4 3 3 4 spring semester draft 215 or engt 102 draft 236 engl 110 or engl 101 engt 105 engt 111 engt 131 fall semester comm 120 or comm 101 engt 210 engt 212 engt 214 social science elective econ 231 recommended spring semester engt 211 engt 213 engt 215 engt 232 engt 299 general education elective phys 100 or phys 115 3 3 3 3 4 3 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 2 3

instructional programs 129   health information technology credit hours health information technology aas 2300 coding specialist certificate 230a x cis 110 computer business applications 3 x comm 101 public speaking 3 x engl 101 composition 1 3 x hit 101 introduction to health information technology 3 x x hit 115 computers in healthcare 3 x x hit 140 medical terminology 3 x x hit 141 anatomy physiology fundamentals 3 x x hit 143 basic icd-10 coding 3 x x hit 190 coding professional practice experience or hit 195 2 x x hit 210 advanced icd-10 coding 3 x x hit 215 electronic health records 3 x hit 220 classification indexing systems 3 x hit 240 quality improvement in healthcare 3 x hit 241 pharmacology fundamentals 3 x x hit 243 basic cpt coding 3 x x hit 244 interpreting healthcare records 3 hit 245 health information law ethics 3 x hit 248 pathophysiology 3 x x hit 250 reimbursement principles in healthcare 3 x x hit 290 professional practice experience 3 x p rel 100 human

154 instructional programs office technology see administrative assistant pharmacy technology general description this is a career and technical education program students in the pharmacy technology program learn the basic skills and knowledge required to begin working as a pharmacy technician pharmacy technicians perform a variety of duties under the supervision of licensed pharmacists including but not limited to preparing and distributing medications replenishing drugs and pharmaceutical supplies in the pharmacy and patient care areas mixing and adding medications to intravenous solutions with some limitations pricing and ordering drugs and maintaining records required in the operation of the pharmacy program courses may not transfer to four-year institutions unlike many academic and career and technical education programs at richland admission into the pharmacy technology program is by application admission to richland community college does not guarantee acceptance to the

course descriptions 179   certificate or degree all certificates and degrees group requirement humanities aas and als only area of concentration foreign language chin 102 beginning chinese 2 4-0-4 is a continuation of chin 101 beginning chinese language instruction in mandarin chinese/putung hua includes writing listening speaking and reading using the communicative approach with cultural materials basic vocabulary grammar and syntax pronunciation and tones speech patterns and character writing will be learned offered as needed prerequisite chin 101 applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates and degrees group requirement humanities aas and als only area of concentration foreign language chin 115 conversational chinese 1 3-0-3 is development of conversational chinese skills with intensive oral practice in listening and speaking the communicative approach in instruction will emphasize functional conversational

204 course descriptions is designed to teach and to develop the knowledge and manipulative skills needed by the firefighter this course includes water supply operations fire streams ventilation techniques rescue operations emergency medical care forcible entry techniques overall operations and building construction offered in fall applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates aas als group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable fire 112 techniques of firefighting 2 module c 4-0-4 is designed to expand the knowledge to a higher skill level this course includes communications sprinkler systems salvage operations fire prevention activities rope operations and hazardous materials awareness offered in spring applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates aas als group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable fire 113 techniques

course descriptions 229   applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates and degrees group requirement social science aas only area of concentration psychology social science prerequisite math 098 and completion or concurrent enrollment in p gen101 applicable toward graduation where program structure permits certificate or degree all certificates aas als group requirement not applicable area of concentration not applicable portuguese portu115 conversational brazilian portuguese 3-0-3 develops conversational brazilian portuguese skills with intensive oral practice in listening understanding and speaking the communicative approach in instruction will emphasize functional conversational phrases patterns idiomatic vocabulary basic grammar and syntax cultural information and readings/writing of portuguese for travel career development cultural outreach or personal enrichment offered as needed applicable toward graduation